Cecil College hosts NJCAA Region 20 Basketball Tournaments

Published on March 5, 2018 under ,

NORTH EAST, Md. – The Cecil College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the 2018 NJCAA Region 20 Division II Basketball Tournaments, March 8-11, in the Physical Education Complex on the North East Campus.

In the women’s tournament, the Seahawks are seeded No. 1 with a 21-5 record to earn a first-round bye.

The tournament tips off on Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m. with No. 4 seed Northern Virginia Community College facing No. 5 Hagerstown Community College. Game 2 will feature No. 2 seed Frederick Community College playing No. 7 Allegany Community College at 4 p.m. The first day of competition closes out with No. 3 Chesapeake Community College squaring off with No. 6 Potomac State at 6 p.m.

Cecil College will play the winner of the Northern Virginia / Hagerstown matchup on Saturday, March 10, at noon in the semifinals. The second semifinal game will be played at 2 p.m. The championship game of the women’s tournament will be Sunday, March 11, at noon.

The men’s bracket will begin its competition on Friday, March 9, at noon with No. 2 seed Beaver Community College facing No. 7 Northern Virginia Community College followed at 2 p.m. with No. 3 Southern Maryland Community College playing No. 6 Potomac State. The No. 4 seed Cecil College men’s team squares off with No. 5 Howard Community College at 4 p.m. followed by No. 1 Frederick Community College facing No. 8 Garrett Community College at 6 p.m.

The semifinal games will be played Saturday, March 10, at 4 and 6 p.m. The championship game will be held Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m.

General admission tickets are $5 per day, $2 for senior citizens and children under the age of 10 are free. There is also a three-day pass for $12. These can be purchased at the door of the event.

Follow along at www.cecilathletics.com for live statistics for all games or follow Cecil Athletics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for regular tournament updates.

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